Category: Halloween Reads

Halloween Reads: Young Adult

Halloween Reads: Young Adult

It’s time for some YA book recommendations to get you in the mood for Halloween! Read on for some of our picks, and share yours in the comments below. The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White Elizabeth Lavenza hasn’t had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from […]

Posted October 11, 2019 by Sara | Novel Novice in Halloween Reads, Lists / 1 Comment
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Halloween Reads: Middle Grade

Halloween Reads: Middle Grade

It’s the spookiest season of all, so today and tomorrow I’ve got some fun Halloween reading recommendations for you. Today, it’s all about middle grade titles, and tomorrow I’ll have some YA recommendations. Ghostlight by Sonia Gensler Avery is looking forward to another summer at Grandma’s farm, at least until her brother says he’s too […]

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Amy Cesari: “How to Have a Bookish Halloween Party” + Lilac Skully Contest

Amy Cesari: “How to Have a Bookish Halloween Party” + Lilac Skully Contest

If you’re in the mood for something spooky, we’ve got you covered with today’s guest post from Lilac Skully series author Amy Cesari. This is a perfect middle grade series to curl up with in the last days before Halloween — and to really get you in the mood, Amy has a great post today […]

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Turn Your Favorite Book Covers into Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Turn Your Favorite Book Covers into Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Today we have an exclusive post from YA enthusiast & pumpkin-carving expert Christie Speich, teaching us how to turn our favorite book covers into a pattern you can carve on pumpkins. Christie is a former Novel Novice staff member, and her pumpkin carving mastery has been featured on MTV, People magazine, Lionsgate social media, and […]

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The Penguin Book of Witches and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Stores from Penguin Classics

The Penguin Book of Witches and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Stores from Penguin Classics

Penguin Classics has released two new bind-ups of some classic literature perfect for both the classroom, and the Halloween season. The Penguin Book of Witches edited by Katherine Howe features a collection of historical accounts and documentation of (alleged) witches in early America. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Stories features some of the […]

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Worst Witch Series Halloween Giveaway

Worst Witch Series Halloween Giveaway

We have a wonderful Halloween giveaway for you today, celebrating the BRAND NEW covers for the beloved Worst Witch middle grade book series by Jill Murphy. I grew up reading these books, and simply ADORED them. That’s why I’m so excited to see them packaged with shiny new covers, that still harken back to the […]

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